Published On: Thu, Oct 22nd, 2015

Pakistan To Reject Limits On Tactical Nukes In Obama-Sharif Meet


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will tell U.S. President Barack Obama this week that Islamabad will not accept limits on its use of small tactical nuclear weapons, Pakistani officials said on Wednesday.


- Pakistan to reject limits on tactical_ _

Maria Sultan, head of the South Asian Strategic Stability Institute, said the United States was demanding that Pakistan increase its threshold for launching a nuclear attack and crack down on anti-India militants.

But it did not offer Pakistan what it craved, she said – recognition as a legitimate supplier of nuclear technology. (Reuters)

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